Fast Food Brands Have a Lot to Gain From Reducing Single-Use Packaging Waste

A new Adweek-Harris Poll survey shows 4 out of 5 consumers are concerned about pollution and animal safety

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As a follow up to the Earth Day brand buzz last week, Adweek partnered with Harris Poll on a survey to gauge consumer sentiment on proposed solutions to one small piece of humankind’s impact on the climate: littering and pollution from single-use fast food containers.

This year, brands like Starbucks, Popeyes and Burger King have already built new phases into ongoing initiatives to limit waste from single-use food containers by introducing pilot programs for reusable containers and phasing out polystyrene (commonly, and incorrectly, known by the DOW Chemical brand name, Styrofoam,



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